Asked in Earth Sciences
Why is scientific inquiry a process with many paths not a rigid sequence of steps?
It is because according to the process , scientific inquiry is a process with many steps because each step occurs to the scientist and if you just skip a step there would be no steps to scientific inquiry. Scientific inquiry wouldn't exist in your world without paths to follow just like if your friends weren't with you on the bus, it would rather be you would a random person sitting next to you. So your friend wouldn't exist. ...
Asked in Social Sciences, Statistics
Why must each of the six steps of scientific inquiry be included?
Well the scientific inquiry needs all steps to survive, like you said. It is like an ecosystem. Every one thing must depend on the other. You must need all because if you do not do one than your outcome may not be accurate. A scientist has to always make an experiment as clean as they can. ...
Asked in Science
What are the three basic steps that scientist use to conduct a scientific investigation?
The scientific method of inquiry has three basic steps: Observe Question/hypothesize Experiment. ...
Asked in Chemistry, Biology, Earth Sciences
Explain how the first three steps of scientific inquiry are related?
The first three steps in scientific inquiry are related in that they are all equivalent to being on a fact finding mission. The three steps are to find or develop the question that must be answered, to study all related academic literature on the subject, and then to make a guess as to what the answer is. ...
Asked in Science, Scientific Method
What is the difference between the question and hypothesis steps in scientific inquiry?
The question is what your trying to answer, and the hypothesis is the guess you make about the answer to the question. ...
Asked in Earth Sciences, Social Sciences
What is the process of scientific inquiry?
Scientific inquiry is carried out in a uniform and organized manner. This process is known as the scientific method and uses the following steps: ask a question, do background research, form a hypothesis, do experiments to test the hypothesis, compile the results and reach a conclusion, and communicate your finding. ...